Legionnaires’ disease
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Five people who stayed at a New Hampshire campground came down with Legionnaire’s disease, a bacterial pneumonia spread by inhaling droplets of water contaminated with the bacteria, the state health department said.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas area health officials say Legionnaires’ disease was found in two people who stayed at the same hotel in recent months.
NEW YORK (AP) — Five people died of Legionnaires’ disease over the summer at a New York City nursing home that had been cited repeatedly for improper maintenance of the cooling towers where the Legionella bacteria can spread, The New York Times reported.
A judge has dismissed charges against seven people in the Flint water scandal, including two former state health officials blamed for deaths from Legionnaires’ disease.
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) — The Vermont Health Department has confirmed five cases of Legionnaire’s disease in Franklin County, including one death, but the source of the infection is unknown, it said Tuesday.
NAPA, Calif. (AP) — A Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in California’s wine country has caused one death and nearly a dozen hospitalizations since mid-July, and public health officials have found one possible source of the bacteria that causes the illness, authorities said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) — An outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease in a Bronx neighborhood has sickened 19 people since the beginning of the month, with one person dying, city health officials said Wednesday.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Health officials are working to determine how four people contracted Legionnaire’s disease while hospitalized last year at Phelps Health in Rolla, the state health department announced Tuesday.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Prosecutors in the Flint water investigation must stop using certain documents seized from state offices until an independent team reviews them for any violation of attorney-client privilege.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The family of a leukemia patient who contracted Legionnaires’ disease at UW Hospital in 2018 has filed a lawsuit seeking damages in his death.
FARMINGTON, Mo. (AP) — State health officials said Thursday a case of Legionnaires’ disease has been confirmed in a patient from the Southeast Missouri Mental Health Center in Farmington.
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Public health officials are investigating a rise in the number of cases of Legionnaires’ disease in Rhode Island, the state Department of Health said Monday.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago public health officials say cases of Legionnaires’ disease have increased this month.
ALBERT LEA, Minn. (AP) — State health officials are investigating cases of Legionnaires’ disease linked to Albert Lea hotel.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bacteria that causes the severe form of pneumonia known as Legionnaires’ disease was detected Tuesday in an administrative building at a state-run hospital, West Virginia health officials said.
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Health officials in western North Carolina say one person has died from Legionnaires’ disease and several others have been sickened.
NEW YORK (AP) — Top U.S. science experts are calling for stronger policies to combat the growing Legionnaires’ disease problem.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people who say they contracted Legionnaires’ disease at newly opened Ohio hospital have sued the facility and its health system.
GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s health authority on Friday ordered a newly opened hospital outside Columbus to immediately flush and disinfect its water lines and take other steps to protect the public’s health after seven patients were diagnosed with potentially fatal Legionnaires’ disease.
DETROIT (AP) — Michigan’s attorney general in 2016 promised to investigate “without fear or favor” the scandal over Flint’s lead-tainted drinking water and pledged that state regulators would be locked up for fudging data and misleading the public.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cooling tower that provides mist to make Disneyland visitors comfortable was the likely source for 22 cases in a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak last year near the theme park, a health official testified this week.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Monday ordered Michigan’s health director to stand trial for involuntary manslaughter in two deaths linked to Legionnaires’ disease in the Flint area, the highest-ranking official to face criminal charges as a result of the city’s tainted water scandal.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A judge in Flint, Michigan on Monday ruled that there is enough evidence for the head of Michigan’s health department, Nick Lyon, to stand trial on charges of involuntary manslaughter related to the city’s lead-contaminated water crisis.
Flint -- A nationally known cardiologist said Tuesday a Flint area man died of Legionnaires’ disease during testimony in an involuntary manslaughter hearing for Michigan Chief Medical Executive Eden Wells.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Disneyland has shut down two cooling towers after people who visited the Southern California theme park came down with Legionnaires’ disease.
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Five people, including the head of Michigan’s health department, were charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter in an investigation of Flint’s lead-contaminated water, all blamed in the death of an 85-year-old man who had Legionnaires’ disease.